Tom Herman will win at Texas.
At least that’s what he’s saying.
“We will work day and night to make sure we bring Texas football back to its rightful place,” Herman told the Erwin Center crowd at halftime of Saturday’s Texas-Kansas game. After some raucous applause, he headed back to the Moncrief-Neuhaus athletic complex where he was hosting some of the country’s top recruits at junior day.
The feeling was palpable in the gym that day. Longhorn Nation already loves him.
They also loved Charlie Strong at one time, but he’s no longer around. If your name isn’t Saban, Meyer or Swinney, there are no sure things in this game.
Still, I can’t help but believe Herman will get things back to the elite level in a short time. Here are five reasons why: